Cool Photos of The Freezing Weather As Polar Vortex Moves Across the U.S.

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On Tuesday, the weather phenomenon known as the polar vortex brought some of the lowest temperatures in decades to cities across most of the United States. Harsh weather conditions have caused record lows, cancelled flights, and at least 15 deaths — as well as Instagram feeds of nothing but weather forecast screenshots. But here's the good news: temperatures could be above freezing by Wednesday, and meteorologists predict temperatures will moderate by the end of the week.

While you burrow in your Snuggie, you can watch bottled water freeze instantly, or boiling water turn into snow in slow motion. But first, take a look at these images of the freezing weather across the United States.

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